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160 mg????
Feb 27, 2003
... Hi, im 5'9 and 139 lbs. and i just started my 4th months on accutane. i started at 80 mg and havent seen any improvement so my derm recently just upped my dosage to 160 mg, but im apprehensive b/c ive never heard of such a high dosage, the highest ive ever heard people talk about is 120 mg. has anyone else been put at such a high dosage? second, since started this increased... (8 replies)
... He was on 80 mg in the morning, 80 mg in the evening. Yes I know that is hard to believe, I almost didn't believe it myself, but that is what he was prescribed. ... (9 replies)
... s some equation they use to figure it out, I forgot what it was though. I am 5'2" and I weight 110, so my derm told me that the correct dosage for me would be 40 mg a day. My boyfriend is 6'2" and weighs 230, he was put on 160 mg a day. ... (9 replies)

After accutane
Jul 17, 2005
... boyfriend just grew out of it, but adult acne does run in his family, his mom is in her 50's and she still struggles with it, so I do tend to believe it was the Accutane that has kept his acne at bay years later. ... (27 replies)
... hey, im almost done my fourth month of accutane, im only supposed to be on a 5 month treatment. i am 5'9, 135 pounds and started at 80 mg and got my dosage upped to 120 mg (derm. recommended 160 mg but i thought that was entirely too high for my weight) and when i started accutane, i had mild, but sometimes cystic, and always persistent acne and it was ONLY on my chin, my... (5 replies)
... OK, so here's the rest of the hormonal tests you should get. I'm also including the lipid panel because this is also an indicator. Steriod hormones (progesterone, androgen, estrogen, cortisol) are made from cholesterol. Furthermore, inflammatory products such as pro-inflammatory prostaglandins (PGE2) are made from the wrong fatty acids. There was actually a study that... (14 replies)
... um cassie if ur boyfriend is on 160 mg a day that is crazy and have never heard of that before. ... (9 replies)
... coaster. I had been really worried about accutane previously because of the side effects that people posted in the forum. My stomach and head responded badly to antibiotics e.g. ... (1 replies)
... My case was a sad case. I did a 5 month accutane course 80 mg a day and in less than 4 months after I finished the course my oil and acne came in full revenge. I have a new derm now. I really love her. ... (21 replies)
... I didn't realize it was Accutane that was causing it at the time, but as soon as I stopped Accutane, the fogginess went away. ... (23 replies)
Accutane results
Oct 24, 2005
... ed It was 40mg sid for the first month then she upped to dose to 40mg bid. I still think the dose should be higher but she said she wouldnt up the dose. I weigh 160 and im 5'9". ... (6 replies)
... If you go on a low dose you will be on much longer and the probability of it working long term is less. I think the standard dosage for the entire course is 120 mg for every kg of bodyweight. So, if you weighed say 160 lbs. that would be about 60 mg for 5 months. ... (7 replies)
Am i a mutant?
May 3, 2001
... Interestingly, I recently visited my derm and asked her about her opinion on accutane as a cure. ... (9 replies)
... I was on accutane 80 mg a day for 6 months. I go by my skin oilness, since the less oil I have the less acne I have. Anyways, I was oil free for about only 3 months! ... (17 replies)
... Hi Sostar, Dermatologists usually go by your weight to decide how much accutane to give you. 20mg is low! I am 120 lb and had been given 40 mg. ... (8 replies)
Accutane Dosage
May 22, 2005
... I am on my 4th day of accutane, doc said i will b doing 40 mg per day for first month then he will up it to 80mg per day from then on, another 2 months i think. I weigh approx 160 lbs, male, aged 22. ... (6 replies)
Mar 14, 2002
... mg for 160 pounds is basically half the normal dosage. ... (3 replies)
... A Micro etc. and taking 160 mg. of Accutane with 2 glasses of wine? ... (11 replies)
... Hi, I found an interesting regimen in a newsgroup. It's called: "Funky Diggity Regimen v2.5" It looks very effective to me. Is it any good? Here is what you suppose to do: AM Take 50mg of optizinc on a empty stomach (effective) Take 10g B5 acid (vitamin) Wash with Carley's Clear and Smooth using a Buf Puf pad (exfoliate) Wash with Carley's Finishing Soap (finishing) (11 replies)
... I went through the same thing as you guys. I did a 4 -1/2 month course at 80mgs (I weigh 160) then about 2 months later I started to get small bumps on my temples. I went to my derm and he said I didn't go on it for long enough. Sooooo I am almost 4 months into my second course.. The side effects I have now are only dry skin, little redness and yes of course chapped lips..... (5 replies)

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